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Work: West Side Story: Symphonic Dances

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ComposerBernstein, Leonard (1918-1990)
Period20th century
Work typeOrchestral
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WrocławPhilharmonic for Young People An American in Paris, or jazz rhythms in symphonic music

Gershwin, Bernstein
Wroclaw Philharmonic Orchestra

WrocławFamily Philharmonic

Gershwin, Bernstein
Netherlands Radio Philharmonic

KoblenzKoblenzer Begegnungen Blaserserenade

Mussorgsky, Castro, Bernstein
Staatsorchester Rheinische Philharmonie; Thomas Clamor

BrusselsLeonard Bernstein: 100 years of magic

Connesson, Bernstein
Brussels Philharmonic; Stéphane Denève; Liza Ferschtman; Flemish Radio Choir

LondonLeonard Bernstein: 100 years of magic

Connesson, Bernstein
Brussels Philharmonic; Stéphane Denève; Liza Ferschtman; Flemish Radio Choir
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RSNO marks the Bernstein centenary

Cristian Măcelaru © Sorin Popa
It was a concert of two halves for RSNO's Bernstein tribute.
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Carnegie Hall opens season with Gershwin and Bernstein

Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Chick Corea, Maxim Lando and Lang Lang © Chris Lee
On 4th October, the Philadelphia Orchestra opened the Carnegie Hall season with an all 20th-century American program featuring George Gershwin and Leonard Bernstein.
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All Bernstein program opens the BSO season

Andris Nelsons conducts the BSO season opener © Michael Blanchard
The Boston Symphony begins a new chapter revisiting a golden one from its recent past. Hatima tovah!
****1
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Brushed up our Shakespeare in Prom 44

Keith Lockhart © Winslow Townson
The BBC Concert Orchestra and Keith Lockhart offered a snapshot of the Bard's lasting artistic impact with music for composed for stage and screen, from this side of the Atlantic and beyond the pond.
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Starry night for star-cross'd lovers in Birmingham

Lahav Shani © Marco Borggreve
Considering tonight's performance celebrated interpretations of a single Shakespeare play, it presented remarkably varied music. 
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